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Fiber Time! a Knit Night

Fiber fun time! Calling all knitters, crocheters, hook rug artists, spinners, and portable loom weavers for a fun get-together evening of socializing and doing what we do best! Held on the last Wednesday of every month. Bring your own fiber and materials to work on as well as a yummy dessert to share. See everyone on Wednesday, February 25. Fiber time meets on the second floor of the J. Earle Bowden Building, 120 Church Street, starting at 5:30 pm. Please contact Wendi Davis for further information, 850-595-5985, Ext. 111.

Historic Pensacola Village Living History Program

Learn early 19th century cooking techniques and trade-skills from costumed Living History interpreters every Friday and Saturday in Historic Pensacola Village. Cooking takes place in an authentically recreated detached kitchen house using actual 18th and 19th century recipes. Trades demonstrated include broom making, sewing, basket weaving, and wood working. Demonstration schedules vary and are subject to change. Both cooking and trade demonstrations are included with the Village admission. See our Local 15 Coastal Community Spotlight on our Lavalle Kitchen House.

February 2015 Living History Schedule:

  • Tuesday: Daily Living; Colonial Herbs; Colonial Gardening
  • Wednesday: Colonial Crafts and Trades: Candle Making
  • Thursday: Daily Living, Colonial Games/Leisure; Gardening
  • Friday: Colonial Crafts and Trades-Woodworking; Colonial Foodways-buttermaking
  • Saturday: Colonial Foodways-Cooking; Soldiering-1812; Colonial Laundress

Your Florida Archaeology Traveling Exhibit

March 12 - June 12

The T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum is hosting the Florida Public Archaeology Network traveling exhibit, Your Florida Archaeology, in the traveling exhibits gallery from March 12 through June 12.

Friday the 13th Haunted Tours

Join UWF Historic Trust as we haunt downtown Pensacola on Friday, March 13 on our Friday the 13th Haunted Tours. Try your luck at 7:00, 7:45, 8:00, 8:45, 9:00 and 9:45. Tickets are $10/adults and $5/children 12 and under. For more information, Wendi at wdavis4@uwf.edu or 850.595.5985. No reservations required. Tickets available on nights of the tours at the Voices of Pensacola, 117 East Government Street.

Across the Pond: the Melding of Irish and American Music Over the Centuries

Monday, March 9, 5:30 p.m.

The Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center welcomes Tim Roberts to present Across the Pond: the Melding of Irish and American Music Over the Centuries in honor of Irish American Heritage Month. Mr. Roberts will share the rich history of Irish music as well as demonstrate the evolution of Irish American music. Free program. Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center, 117 East Government Street. For more information, wdavis4@uwf.edu.

Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site Grand Reopening

Saturday, March 14 10:00-2:00 p.m.

Showcasing Arcadia's recent site development with particular attention on the new bridge and boardwalk. Free and open to the public. Children's activities include candle dipping and crafts. Site tours continue throughout the event. Visitor's must park at Pensacola State College West Lot and trolleys will run continuously between the PSC parking lot and Arcadia Mill. Click here for a parking map. For more questions, contact Adrianne Sams at 626-3084.

81st Annual Dinner

Spies, Schemes, and the Sons of Liberty: The Shadier Side of East and West Florida During the American Revolution with Roger Smith

Monday, March 16

The UWF Historic Trust is hosting the 81st Annual Dinner on Monday, March 16. This year we will host a social and dinner from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for $20/per person in the Museum of Commerce, 201 East Zaragoza St. RSVP with payment to: Annual Dinner, PO Box 12866, Pensacola, Florida 32591.

At 6:30 p.m. we will host a free lecture by Roger Smith, Ph. D., Spies, Schemes, and the Sons of Liberty: The Shadier Side of East and West Florida During the American Revolution. The lecture is free thanks to a Florida Humanities Council Speaker's Bureau grant. Guests do not need to attend the social and dinner to attend the lecture. For more information, Wendi at 595.5985.

Morgan Molthrop presents

Andrew Jackson's Playbook: 15 Strategies for Success

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The UWF Historic Trust is proud to welcome New Orleans native, Morgan Molthrop, to speak about his new book, Andrew Jackson's Playbook: 15 Strategies for Success, in our new Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center, 117 East Government Street. The evening will begin with a social hour at 5:30 followed by Mr. Molthrop's engaging presentation. Please RSVP to wdavis4@uwf.edu.

 

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